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Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks in more live photos

Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks in more live photos

08 October, 2013 | comments (74)

The long rumored Nokia Lumia 1520 has leaked yet again via two new live shots. We already saw the phablet confirmed by various live pictures, a press image, even by an official Snapdragon tweet. We already know most of the Lumia 1520 key specs -...


LG announces curved battery for phones and wearable devices

LG announces curved battery for phones and wearable devices

08 October, 2013 | comments (33)

LG Chem (a battery manufacturer) is not square – no really, the company just announced they are breaking away from rectangular batteries. Those don't fit well into certain phone designs, like LG's own G2, which has a curved back. LG Chem has...

Tags: LG, Android


Entry-level Samsung SGH-T399 Garda spotted

Entry-level Samsung SGH-T399 Garda spotted

08 October, 2013 | comments (17)

An upcoming entry-level device from Samsung has been pictured, the SGH-T399 also known as Garda. The image comes by way of evleaks, while there is some info on specs coming by way of GFXBench. Judging by the image, it's heading to T-Mobile in...


HTC sends out invites for Oct 16 event, One Max unveiling is close

HTC sends out invites for Oct 16 event, One Max unveiling is close

08 October, 2013 | comments (16)

The HTC One Max has refused to stay under wraps, leaking multiple times. The guessing game is almost over though as HTC has sent out invites to the announcement of the phablet. It seems HTC will hold multiple events on consecutive days to unveil the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy J for Japanese market leaks out

Samsung Galaxy J for Japanese market leaks out

07 October, 2013 | comments (42)

The Sony Xperia Z1 mini isn’t the only drool-worthy, Japan-only smartphone we ran into today. Samsung Galaxy J is yet another top-shelf Android handset bound for NTT DoCoMo as part of the carrier’s winter lineup. Samsung Galaxy J dressed in pink...


KDDI unveils LG isai, Fujitsu Arrows Z, Sharp Aquos Series

KDDI unveils LG isai, Fujitsu Arrows Z, Sharp Aquos Series

07 October, 2013 | comments (14)

Now that we explored the SoftBank's winter lineup, let's take a look at what its KDDI rival is preparing for the winter season. Two popular models are going to launch on its network in late October - the Snapdragon 800-powered Samsung Galaxy Note...


SoftBank announces Sharp Aquos Xx and Aquous Xx mini

SoftBank announces Sharp Aquos Xx and Aquous Xx mini

07 October, 2013 | comments (22)

The Japanese carrier SoftBank has just announced the Sharp Aquos Xx 302SH and Sharp Aquos Xx mini 303SH. The duo is joining the recently unveiled Fujitsu Arrows A as part of the carrier's winter lineup. Both Sharp smartphones are LTE-enabled and...


Nokia ending support for MeeGo and Symbian January 1

Nokia ending support for MeeGo and Symbian January 1

07 October, 2013 | comments (219)

In a rather easy to predict move, Nokia announced that it will be dropping support for the Symbian and MeeGo operating systems at the end of this year. While apps will still be available for download to customers (and developers will still...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


Diagrams, specs of the Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 leak

Diagrams, specs of the Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 leak

07 October, 2013 | comments (31)

A couple of months ago a Snapdragon 800 version of the Galaxy S4 Active appeared in benchmark scores but it has been keeping quiet since. Leaked docs that show diagrams of the phone break that silence and show a phone very much like the current...


LG flexible OLED smartphone display enters mass production

LG flexible OLED smartphone display enters mass production

07 October, 2013 | comments (51)

LG's curved display production plans are coming along nicely, as the company has officially announced today that its first flexible OLED panel for smartphones has entered mass production. The company expects a rapid success of the flexible...

Tags: LG


A couple of new Xperia Z1 mini photos surface

A couple of new Xperia Z1 mini photos surface

07 October, 2013 | comments (76)

More than a week ago, a leaked promo brochure from Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo confirmed the existence of the Sony Xperia Z1 mini (also known as Xperia Z1 f). Today, a couple of new photos of the Z1 mini from the same brochure have...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung showcases 13MP camera module with OIS

Samsung showcases 13MP camera module with OIS

07 October, 2013 | comments (76)

Samsung skipped optical image stabilization (OIS) on both its high-profile phones this year (Galaxy S4 and Note 3), while competitors HTC and LG both count on that to gain an edge. Samsung is working on an OIS-enabled camera though, the company...

Tags: Samsung


Verizon branded HTC One Max leaks out in live photos

Verizon branded HTC One Max leaks out in live photos

06 October, 2013 | comments (46)

After showing up next to a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 a couple of days ago, the upcoming HTC One Max made yet another unscheduled appearance. This time around, the HTC phablet posed for the camera wearing Verizon Wireless livery. HTC One Max for...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Nexus 5 service manual leaks, confirms most key specs

Nexus 5 service manual leaks, confirms most key specs

06 October, 2013 | comments (127)

A leaked service manual of the LG-D821 a.k.a. Nexus 5 reveals most of what there is to know about the device - design, specs and even how to open it. We already knew the most important features from various leaks, but here is the real deal. The...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors, Google


comScore: Android shows a small decline in the United States

comScore: Android shows a small decline in the United States

05 October, 2013 | comments (140)

The digital measurement and analytics firm comScore released its latest report showcasing the latest trends on the smartphone market in the United States. Google’s Android remains the most dominant mobile OS, with Apple iOS coming in...

Tags: iOS, Android, Misc


$179 BLU Studio 5.5 now official with two SIM slots, quad-core CPU

$179 BLU Studio 5.5 now official with two SIM slots, quad-core CPU

05 October, 2013 | comments (50)

BLU has announced its Studio 5.5 affordable smartphone, which offers a large screen and a quad-core CPU at a very attractive price point. It's built around a 5.5" TFT display with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, which makes for a pixel density of...

Tags: BLU, Android


Moto Maker rumored to hit Verizon Wireless on November 11

Moto Maker rumored to hit Verizon Wireless on November 11

05 October, 2013 | comments (4)

As expected the AT&T exclusivity of the Moto Maker customization tool for the Moto X is nearing an end. According to a @evleaks, Verizon Wireless will begin offering the service to its customers next month, on November 11. Currently,...


Rogers will not be offering BlackBerry Z30 in Canada

Rogers will not be offering BlackBerry Z30 in Canada

04 October, 2013 | comments (45)

The largest Canadian wireless carrier Rogers will not offer the BlackBerry Z30, thus bringing another setback to the troubled manufacturer in its home market. The carrier explains the decision with limited shelf space which allows for only “the...

Tags: BlackBerry


Apple iPhone 5s is the top selling device in the US in September

Apple iPhone 5s is the top selling device in the US in September

04 October, 2013 | comments (295)

Apple iPhone 5s went on sale in the US on all the four major carriers on September 20. In just 10 days, the newest iPhone has outsold Samsung's Galaxy S4 and became the top selling smartphone in the US for the month of September. According to a...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Specs of Samsung's flexible display smartphone appear

Specs of Samsung's flexible display smartphone appear

04 October, 2013 | comments (154)

After all these years of research and development, the flexible display smartphone might soon become reality. Samsung is already rumored to bring its first smartphone with flexible display this month and we even heard from the companies executives,...